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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Extended Warranty from Panasonic

Panasonic recently announced that all of its workgroup and departmental scanners, purchased as of July 2012, now feature a Three-Year Advance Exchange Warranty. This warranty promotion does not have an end...Read More...

White House Announces Executive Order On Industrial Energy Efficiency, Including CHP

In support of the Executive Order, DOE and EPA released a new report that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to achieve 40 GW of new, cost-effective CHP by 2020, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders involved in the...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Time-Lapse Graphics by Automated Logic

This new feature, contained within the latest version of the company's WebCTRL building automation system, allows facility managers to review and play back hours of real-time data in...Read More...

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Design-Build Key To Protecting New Orleans

Inner harbor navigation canal surge barrier project was the USACE's largest ever design-build civil works construction...Read More...

The FM Event Set For October 10-11, 2012

The FM Event, run in association with British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), is directed at facilities, estate, and property...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Building Makeovers Improve Appearance And Performance

There are approximately two million non-residential buildings in the U.S. over 40 years old. With a building boom that spanned many decades, more facility managers are shifting their focus to retrofitting as opposed to building...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: It’s Not What You Think…

According to the original image, this is "Viagra's head office in Toronto, Canada. Seriously, it is!" At least according to the meme. Alas, this is not true. So where is this place and is the shrubbery placement significant? Turns out, the "unfortunate topiary" may indeed be...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PAR4 Measurement Service by Power Assure

This service measures the true idle and peak power consumption of IT equipment in a rack or entire data center to maximize IT power and address space...Read More...

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Professional Development: Navigating Job Order Contracting

A tried and true procurement method gets a fresh look. This procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one...Read More...

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Stress Tied To Decreased Productivity In The Workplace

Economic factors and fear are leading to increased levels of stress; evidence clearly links stress to physical symptoms and workplace injury. Reduced staffing levels leading to greater pressures on remaining staff and a lack of job security has resulted in one in four workers experiencing more stress now than a year ago. These findings come from a poll conducted by Electoral Form...Read More...